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Examination of travelers' luggage is carried out rapidly and courteously. All ordinary personal effects are exempt from customs duty.
Shops and businesses are typically open Monday through Saturday, 9:00-18:00;Banking hours are Monday through Saturday, 8:30-12:30. Working hours for government offices and post offices are typically 8:00-14:00 from Monday to Thursday. Friday: 8:00-11:00 - Saturday: 8:00-13:00
The country code for Lebanon is (961). This is followed by the local area code and the telephone number. If you are dialing Lebanon from outside the country, omit the (0) in the area code.
There are Internet cafés available throughout Lebanon, and many larger hotels now offer high-speed and wireless Internet access for free or for a small fee.
Electric current is 220 volts, 50 cycles. A two-pin plug, with round pins is commonly used (Type C, similar to many European countries), but other types of plugs are also in use so it is best to check before you go.
National Geographic has Lebanon third most exciting destination
26 February 2020
National Geographic (NatGeo) has included Lebanon in its 2020 Traveller’s Cool List as one of the 20 most interesting destinations.
Lebanon is the Honored Country in 5th Athens International Tourism Expo 2018
17 July 2018
Lebanon was nominated the Honored Country in 5th Athens International Tourism Expo 2018 (December 7-9). Join us in December in Athens and visit our stand!
Akkar el-Atika, Lebanon’s Favorite Village For 2016
09 August 2016
Beirut 11th among the 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World
19 February 2016